Translation of cenar in English:

cenar

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

  • to have dinner o/or supper; (en algunas regiones del Reino Unido) to have tea nos han invitado a cenar they've invited us for o/or to dinner el Presidente cenó con la Reina the President dined o/or had dinner with the Queen salimos a cenar we went out for dinner, we ate out generalmente cenan a las ocho they usually eat at eight o'clock, they usually have dinner o supper o (inglés británico/British English) tea at eight o'clock nos dieron muy bien de cenar they gave us a great meal, they fed us very well [familiar/colloquial]

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • solo cenó una tortilla he only had an omelet for dinner o/or supper

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In Spain, a ración is a serving of food eaten in a bar or cafe, generally with a drink. Friends or relatives meet in a bar or cafe, order a number of raciones, and share them. Raciones tend to be larger and more elaborate than tapas. They may be: Spanish omelet, squid, octopus, cheese, ham, or chorizo, among others.